Category Archives: One Name Study

Joseph Halsted COBDEN born 6th May 1917

As you will already know I love collecting old postcards and photographs and I am often searching eBay and also looking at the fantastic website of Old Postcards to see what I can find to add to my various collections – … Continue reading

Posted in Bruton Somerset, BUSH, COBDEN, HALSTED, Martock Somerset, Old Photograph, One Name Study, POOL, Postcard, Somerset | 1 Comment

Harry TWITCHETT – Family photo finds a new home!

On Saturday I was at a postcard Fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk when I found, in a 50p box, a lovely old family photographic postcard taken by a Chelmsford photographer, which when I turned it over was amazed to see that … Continue reading

Posted in 11 Chelmer Place SPRINGFIELD, Chelmsford, Essex Regiment, JOHNSON, Old Photograph, One Name Study, TWITCHETT, World War 1 | 3 Comments

Gunner E H ROBINSON didn’t want to miss his post from home!

Another recent postcard find intrigued me as it appeared to have been sent by the writer E H ROBINSON to himself – however on reading the message in full it would seem he was sending the postcard home, in an … Continue reading

Posted in Clitheroe, Deepcut Camp, LAMBERT, One Name Study, Postcard, ROBINSON, Seige Battery, Tosside, World War 1, WW1 postcard | 1 Comment

Brother William Carleton BARRETT – Reuniting a face with a name on a fantastic WW1 project!

Following a fascinating and informative AGRA (Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives) visit to Freemasons Hall in London last month, I was therefore intrigued to recently find this lovely photographic postcard with lots of information written on the back! The … Continue reading

Posted in AGRA, BARRETT, Medals, Merchant Service, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, St Botolphs Lodge, The Masonic Great War Project, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | Leave a comment

Another long shot, but could you have a connection to any of these old photographs?

Following previous blog posts on old photographs that I have found on my travels and some being sent off to new homes or people with a surname connection, I am now sharing ten more that I have recently found and hope … Continue reading

Posted in Anthony Percival, Birkenhead, HARDY, JACKSON, Liverpool, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Plymouth, Torquay, VANDERBILT | 1 Comment

UPDATE: Looking for a DIX family from Staffordshire not Suffolk!

Further to my recent blog post about a DIX family photograph I had recently found that was unconnected to my own family tree, I am now pleased to say that the photograph has now been reunited with the correct family. … Continue reading

Posted in DIX, One Name Study, Postcard, RINGROSE, Walsall Staffordshire, World War 2 | Leave a comment

Looking for a DIX family from Staffordshire not Suffolk!!

Having DIX  ancestors in my paternal family tree from Dunwich in Suffolk I was intrigued to recently find a super old photo postcard with writing on the back which read: Mr & Mrs George DIX my God Mother Mrs RINGROSE … Continue reading

Posted in 26 William Street, 273 West Bromwich Road, DIX, One Name Study, Postcard, RINGROSE, Walsall Staffordshire | Leave a comment